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    Violent clashes at Ukrainian gay rights march
    Jun06

    Violent clashes at Ukrainian gay rights march

    Several people on march and police officers injured as far-right groups attack parade in KievDozens of unknown assailants have attacked a gay rights march in Kiev, injuring several marchers and police officers.The attackers hurled teargas and smoke bombs at the 300 marchers as they walked along along the Dnipro river bank in the Ukrainian capital...

    The 20 photographs of the week
    Jun06

    The 20 photographs of the week

    The migrant crisis in Greece and Burma, violence in Syria and Burundi, a monkey in makeup and hungry dolphin – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week … …read more Source: The...

    Russia backs Ukraine peace deal but Kiev is blocking progress, says Putin
    Jun06

    Russia backs Ukraine peace deal but Kiev is blocking progress, says Putin

    Moscow fully supports the Minsk peace agreements, but is being held back by Ukraine, says the Russian president, Vladimir Putin Russia fully backs the Minsk peace agreements in Ukraine, but progress is being stalled by Kiev, the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, said in an interview in Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera on Saturday. “Russia...

    Cameron puts corruption on G7 agenda after Fifa bribery scandal
    Jun06

    Cameron puts corruption on G7 agenda after Fifa bribery scandal

    Prime minister to tell summit that leading nations must ‘break the taboo on talking about corruption’, calling it ‘arch-enemy of democracy and development’David Cameron is preparing to warn fellow world leaders at the two-day G7 summit that starts in Germany on Sunday that the Fifa bribery scandal must be a trigger for international...

    Amateur footage of rebels firing on Ukrainian military – video
    Jun04

    Amateur footage of rebels firing on Ukrainian military – video

    Footage emerges of gun battles in eastern Ukraine between pro-Russian and government forces as Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko warns of a ‘full-scale invasion’. The footage, shot by the pro-rebel Spasidonbass (Save Donbass) foundation on Tuesday, purports to show rebel soldiers exchanging fire with the Ukrainian military in...

    Escalation of fighting in east Ukraine leaves ceasefire in tatters
    Jun04

    Escalation of fighting in east Ukraine leaves ceasefire in tatters

    Ukraine president Petro Poroshenko says there is a ‘colossal threat of the resumption of large-scale hostilities by Russian and terrorist forces’Fighting in east Ukraine has this week reportedly left 21 dead and a fragile ceasefire in tatters, prompting fears of a resumption of full-blown conflict in the region.Speaking in his annual...

    Fears for Ukraine ceasefire after fresh reports of civilian deaths
    Jun03

    Fears for Ukraine ceasefire after fresh reports of civilian deaths

    Fragile ceasefire signed in February remains in place as both sides deny reports of indiscriminate shelling in eastern Ukraine during the last few daysMore civilian deaths and a new and unusually intense round of fighting on Wednesday in eastern Ukraine have rekindled fears that a shaky ceasefire deal reached in February may be close to...

    The bloggers using social media to track down Russian soldiers fighting in Ukraine
    Jun03

    The bloggers using social media to track down Russian soldiers fighting in Ukraine

    Using pictures and status updates as evidence, amateur investigators say they are gathering proof that the Kremlin is actively involved in conflict. RFE/RL reportsIn his free time, Ukrainian blogger Anton Pavlushko trawls through Russian-language social networking sites searching for evidence of foreign soldiers in his country.“Sometimes you need...

    Missile firm offers to recreate MH17 crash in bid to clear Russia
    Jun02

    Missile firm offers to recreate MH17 crash in bid to clear Russia

    Almaz-Antey claims attack could only have been carried out with system that is used by Ukrainian army but not by RussiaA Russian defence conglomerate has suggested recreating the MH17 plane crash by shooting another Boeing 777 aircraft out of the sky using a Buk missile system.Almaz-Antey, which makes the Buk systems, said such an experiment...

    Ukraine prisoners stranded in legal limbo on the frontline of a war
    Jun01

    Ukraine prisoners stranded in legal limbo on the frontline of a war

    17,000 inmates were serving sentences in the east before the conflict began. Many remain in jail, with no one to review their cases or authorise their release. Anton Naumlyuk travelled from Artyomovsk to Mariupol to speak to them“When [former president Viktor] Yanukovich was in power, they rammed the prisons to bursting point,” said an inmate at...

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